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Homeowner Help Desk - Housing Counselor

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With community residents leading the way, the mission of Cypress Hills Local

Development Corporation (CHLDC) is to build a strong, sustainable Cypress Hills/East

New York, where youth and adults achieve educational and economic success, secure

healthy and affordable housing, and develop leadership skills to transform their lives

and community.


Principal Duties, Responsibilities:

 Assessing owners’ circumstances, objectives, and potential options

 Counseling homeowners on all aspects of homeownership, including but not

limited to budgeting and savings, pre-qualifying for mortgage refinance, home

equity and home equity line of credit, credit and debt counseling, avoiding frauds

related to foreclosure rescue, loan modifications, refinancing, property sales, etc.

 Helping owners to address and/or resolve issues related NYC DOF property tax

exemptions, NYC DOB and/or HPD code violations, etc.

 Recommending referrals to other services/programs, e.g., Legal services,

subsidized government home repair programs, mortgage default counseling, etc.

 Packaging owners’ applications for mortgage refinance and subsidized home

improvement program grants and loans

 Assisting with the development and coordination of educational seminars for

homeowners

 Outreach and market counseling services and educational programs to

homeowners

 Inputting, tracking, reporting and monitoring program clients’ progress through

client management system/Counselor Max database and excel spreadsheets as

needed by funders

 Establish and maintain relationships with lending institutions, and assisting

owners with packaging loan applications

 Maintain program files and records and completion of reports to funders and

supervisors in a timely manner

 Submitting regular program reports to funders and CHLDC Board of Dir. as

necessary

 Report to Dir. of Housing Counseling and perform other duties as assigned

 Demonstrates commitment to leadership development, community building, and

community organizing as strategies for social change.


Position Requirements:

 BA , AA degree, Urban Planning, Social Work,

 At least 2 years relevant work, or equivalent education and work experience

 Excellent communication skills


 Team player, quick learner and ability to work independently

 Computer literate

 Bilingual- English/Spanish or

 Bilingual English/Bangla


Compensation:

The full-time salary range is $40,000 to $48,000.00 annually, based on relevant work

experience and/or educational background


To Apply:

Please forward cover letter and resume to Mr. Rene Arlain, Housing Counseling Director

at renea@cypresshills.org. Three (3) written and signed reference letters will be required if

chosen for the position.


CYPRESS HILLS LOCAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT

OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND IS COMMITTED TO WORKPLACE


DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION.


We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the

basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age,

disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to

make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or


sexual orientation.


We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is


based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

With community residents leading the way, the mission of Cypress Hills Local

Development Corporation (CHLDC) is to build a strong, sustainable Cypress Hills/East

New York, where youth and adults achieve educational and economic success…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 2, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 1, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$40,000 - $53,000

Location

On-site
3214 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11208, USA

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